One of the oldest dances, the origins of which are placed about 6000 years ago. Its roots go down to worshipful fertility ceremonies through which creation, the cycle of life is praised. That is precisely why in the Mediterranean countries it is customary to invite wedding dancers to bring blessings to the newlyweds and to bless them with fertility.
Sword - Raks al Saif
A war dance whose dawn appears in ancient Egypt, where slaves danced with a sword in virtual battles to imply that although their bodies are enslaved , their soul is free and powerful.
The fire symbolizes passion, mystery, danger, life and death. Using the dangerous element of fire, the dancer, like another Prometheus, attempts to subdue the elements of nature and literally "play with fire".
It symbolizes the air of the human soul and the ephemeral of human nature. It is danced with lyricism and emotion as it reveals the intimate aspect of the artist. It is one of the oldest expressions of the Oriental and has been widely disseminated.
Candle tray - Raks al shamadan
Moroccan origin inspired by the "tea ceremony". The dancer balances on his head a tray of candles inside him while performing the dancing figures. She is dancing at weddings, as the tradition has prevailed that she brings the "light" of good fortune and fertility to the newlyweds.
Contemporary evolution of the dance with veils. Like its origin, the ancient dance of the veils, the fans symbolize the aura of the human soul, and the attachment of the veils to the fans gives the dancer the ability to form beautifully colored patterns, producing a magical result of high craftsmanship, highly spectacular.
Snake Belly Dance
The snake as a dance in belly dance comes from India. In ancient times, they used it in Indian religious ceremonies as a means of communicating with the gods. The snake as a pet has been used for centuries in homes as the keeper of the house , providing good luck and protection against evil spirits.
Dance with a stick comes from the Egyptian shepherds, especially from the Saiidi area in Upper Egypt, at first as a male dance and then adopted by women. The representation of this dance has a slightly satirical character, since it implies that dance is an art form that concerns all people regardless of their origin ,age and sex.
Tabla Belongs to the percussion family, it is one of the earliest and most ancient instruments invented by man to accompany with simplicity and power all ancient ceremonies and social activities. Dimsour, with his craftsmanship as an ancient master, will excite you with his ritual playing!
Wings of Isis
A contemporary version of oriental dance inspired by the feathers of the goddess Isis in ancient Egypt, which were used to symbolize family warmth and protection. Therefore, the use of the feathers is used to impart magnificence to the art of dance and rises the dancer to become part of ancient god pantheon.